Upcoming Special Events and Webinars

Voice on the Page

with Shelley Souza

Weekly Webinar Series – Feb 8 – Mar 2

Publishers are looking for authors with a strong voice because those voices stand out in reader’s minds and keep them coming back. How strong is your voice?

Prepare, Pitch, and Publish 2017

your pathway to getting that manuscript sold!

Starting February 8

 We will prepare you to pitch, provide opportunities to pitch, and give you resources to help you continue on your path to publication.

Your Novel’s BluePrint

work with an editor to make your novel shine

March 13- March 25

Avoid the slush from the start by working with an Editor in this two-week online writing event. Cut out the bad before you start!

About SavvyAuthors…

Our goal is to get you published and keep you there.

At Savvy Authors we strive to provide the best tools, classes, and networking opportunities for authors in all stages of their writing careers, from aspiring novelists to multi-published authors, by providing a site that

  • nurtures mentoring and sharing of knowledge and expertise among our members
  • allows fun and respectful competition in the pursuit of writerly excellence
  • provides high-quality opportunities for publication, promotion, and advancement
  • embraces and enables a strong writer’s support network

To grow the skills that you need to attain your publication goals!

Recent articles from the SavvyBlog

Five Reasons to Write a Fast Draft by Peter Andrews

From a practical standpoint, increasing writing productivity provides more opportunities for publication, satisfies a hungry market, and can help you build a career. But there are softer reasons to work more quickly and efficiently. Especially as you are in draft...
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A DRAMATIST’S TALE: Actor-Intensive Scripts by Sally J. Walker

Most new screenwriters I have had the honor of talking with over the years are anxious to tell a story in the proper format with a logical and compelling chain of events. A very few recognized the need to write characterizations that have a soul-deep appeal to actors....
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Hanging out with my guys Beth Daniels

Every couple years, I hit a point where I feel lonesome over particular men in my past. Oh, not REAL guys but the heroes I’ve spent many happy (and sometimes frustrating) hours with. MY guys, MY heroes…you know, the ones I dreamed up and spun tales about. Sometimes...
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Prepare, Pitch, Publish 2017

Welcome to the SavvyAuthors 2017 Prepare, Pitch, and Publish session! You have come to the right place to pitch your book to a great editor and/or agent! Pitch from 8am EST February 15, to 11:59 PM EST February 17 No registration required. You do not have to be a...
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Great Characters are All Around Us By Becky Martinez

Like so many other women who started out in the work place in the early 70s, the recent death of Mary Tyler Moore really hit home to me. It was particularly personal because not only did I go out in search of my future in my Mustang, heading off to the unknown city as...
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Critiquing the New Author by Melinda Pierce

Not too long ago an author friend told me about her critique group dilemma. She was asked to critique a piece submitted from a fairly new author. After opening the document and only reading a couple pages, she closed it and told the coordinator she didn’t have the...
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Is writing a hobby or a business? by Joanne Dannon

Since it’s the beginning of the year, I was tempted to talk about goal setting and targets, however, discussion by RWA (Aust) writers got me thinking…. Hobby or Business? If you’re considering a career as an indie writer, I think it’s important to know if you write as...
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The Pro Rookie: Ladies? Please! by Liz Crowe

All right, settle down, settle down… it’s been a busy few weeks and we are heading into … ah… an interesting year so just take a deep breath and relax a second with me while I share something with you. I don’t usually get all bent out of shape over the comments people...
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18 Essential Etiquette Tips for Twitter Writing Contests By Meg LaTorre-Snyder

I don’t know about you guys, but I totally dragged my feet to get on the Twitter boat. It was only after posting to Twitter was mandatory for my job as an editor that I actually make an effort to learn what it was about. From afar, Twitter seemed this strange place...
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Creating Instant Social Media Posts with Adobe Spark with Terri Main

We all know that effective marketing means you have stand-out in someone’s social media newsfeed. If not, they won’t slow down and read what you have to say. In today’s world, that means creating graphically rich content. These are variously called memes, picture...
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